Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Protect yourself and your family. Here you’ll find facts, links and information about COVID-19.
To get updated information about vaccine availability on Staten Island, text SIVAX to 51555.
This is the latest information from the NYC Department of Health. This information is updated often. It may change without notice.
Households who lost a caregiver or provider to COVID-19 may be able to get emergency assistance. This program, through Montefiore Resilience Fund supported by the Robin Hood Foundation, will help 375 grieving families in financial distress.
Note: Families must be referred by a doctor or social worker.
Other COVID-19 Resources and Information
The COVID-19 diagnostic test is free. Your test results are confidential. Most results are returned in about 3-5 days.
Johnson & Johnson is still enrolling for their 2-part vaccine clinical research trial! Enrollment is currently open to adults 18 and older who are considered under represented. People can be healthy or have medical problems. They are also enrolling all adults over 60 who have medical conditions, including obesity. For more information, please call (718) 317-5522 (Ext.314) and ask about the COVID trial. Compensation for time and travel is provided.
You can still take care of your health during this time. Most doctor’s are offering telehealth services by phone or video chat. You can find telehealth services near you. This video will show you what a telehealth visit looks like.
Find local resources on Staten Island for food, housing, income, social isolation, child care, clothing, transportation, and safety. Be sure to call the organization ahead to get more information as hours and services may vary day-to-day.
There are two types of tests available for COVID-19 that can detect whether a person had it in the past or whether they have it in the present.